Special Reports

Access to overdose drug slow, but growing

Arizona enacted a law last year to allow the purchase of the opioid overdose reversal drug naloxone without a prescription, but training for pharmacists and the state Medicaid program’s inability to cover the cost without a prescription have slowed access to the drug.

Lawmakers call for unity, prayer in aftermath of shootings

WASHINGTON – The reaction in Washington to Sunday’s mass shooting in Orlando was swift and nearly unanimous, as statements and social media posts offered prayers and condolences for what the president called “a horrific massacre” flooded the web.

Phoenix shows support for Orlando shooting victims

PHOENIX – A Muslim woman in Phoenix says Ramadan promotes peace, contrary to the man who killed 49 people and injured 53 others at an Orlando gay nightclub. A Christian minister who was among hundreds who attended a vigil for the victims said interfaith conversations needed to continue. An owner of a LGBT clothing store.

Let’s talk about Orlando: Share your perspective

The mass shooting in Orlando has prompted questions and controversy. We want to hear from people in Arizona about how the massacre affects you or whether it has changed your perspective.

News21: America’s Weed Rush

America’s Weed Rush, an investigation of marijuana legalization in America, is the 2015 project of the Carnegie-Knight News21 program, a national multimedia, investigative reporting project produced by the nation’s top journalism students and graduates. Each year, students selected into the program report in depth on a topic of national importance.

Nicaragua: Channeling the Future

An in-depth package of stories examining how a canal could impact Nicaragua socially and economically. View the stories, videos and slideshows.

News21: Gun Wars

The nation is more armed than ever with more guns allowed in schools, churches and other public places. This News21 project, produced in the summer of 2014, examines the impacts of guns and gun violence on the country.

Hooked: Tracking heroin’s hold on Arizona

As heroin pours into the state, an epidemic of addiction threatens a generation of young people, their families and friends. View the stories, photos, video, data and how to get help.